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Notice of Adoption of a Resolution Designating the “Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area” and Notice of Public Hearing

Friday, January 17, 2020

The Goshen Common Council passed Resolution 2020-01 on January 7, 2020 declaring the designation of the Benteler III Economic Revitalization Area at 910 Eisenhower Drive South, Goshen, Indiana for the purpose of phasing-in certain personal property taxes in connection with the installation of new manufacturing... more

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

All City of Goshen offices will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash collection services WILL CONTINUE AS REGULARLY SCHEDULED on Monday and the rest of the week. The Board of Works meeting scheduled for Monday, January 20, has been canceled due... more

CITY STAFF MONITORING RAIN, POTENTIAL FLOODING THIS WEEKEND

Friday, January 10, 2020

With the weather forecast calling for extended and intense periods of rain this weekend and Monday, the City of Goshen is monitoring areas that may be affected by flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for areas in Elkhart County, including some within Goshen’s city... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, February 3, 2020, 2:00pm

City Council meeting

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 7:00pm

First Fridays

Friday, February 7, 2020

Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


Application for City Board or Commission Appointment

City Council

  • Jim McKee (Republican)
  • Doug Nisley (Republican)
  • Mike Orgill (Republican)
  • Julia Gautsche (Democrat)
  • Adam Scharf (Democrat)
  • Brett Weddell (Republican) - President
  • Julia King (Democrat)
  • Félix Pérez Diener

To learn more about the City Council and ways to contact council members, click here


Board of Public Works & Safety

  • Mayor Jeremy Stutsman
  • Michael Landis
  • Mary Nichols

To learn more about the Board of Public Works & Safety, click here


Redevelopment Commission

The City of Goshen established the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to act as a catalyst for new development in targeted areas. This is done through techniques including real estate acquisition, site preparation, environmental remediation and providing public infrastructure to the site. Annual appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council, and a 2-year liaison is appointed by the School Board.

  • Tom Stump, appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Vince Turner, appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/19)
  • Brian Garber, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Andrea Johnson, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Brett Weddell, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Bradd Weddell, school liaison appointed by Council (term 1/19 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Redevelopment Commission, click here


Plan Commission

  • Leslie Biek, City Engineering – Ongoing appointment
  • Richard Worsham Board of Public Works and Safety appointment (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • John R. King, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Joe McCorkel, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Jim McKee, VP, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Rolando Ortiz, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/22)
  • James Wellington, appointed by Park Board (term 1/19 - 12/22)

To learn more about Plan Commission, click here. 


Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Richard Aguirre, Secretary, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/24)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Allan Kauffman, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/24)
  • Scott McKee, appointed by the City Council (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Vice Chair, appointed by Plan Commission (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Angela McKenna, appointed by Mayor (alternate)
  • Mervin Helmut, appointed by the City Council (alternate)

To learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here. 
* Is a member of the City of Goshen Plan Commission


Board of Building Appeals

  • JC Schrock, appointed by Mayor (7/14 - 6/16)
  • Brad Hunsberger. appointed by Mayor (7/15 - 6/17)
  • Fire Chief, appointed by Mayor
  • Tim Short, appointed by Council (7/17 - 6/19)
  • Pete Weddell, appointed by Council (7/18 - 6/20)

Board of Aviation Commissioners

  • Denny Richmond (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Galen Miller (1/18 - 12/21)
  • Steve Johnson (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Patty Morgan (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Jeff Harztler (1/18 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Board of Aviation, click here


Community Relations Commission

  • Evan Miller (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Michele Fanfair-Steury (1/19 - 12/21)
  • AJ Delgadillo (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Sreekala Rajagopalan (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Glenn Null (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Donald Brown (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Judith Davis (1/20 - 12/22)
  • Yolo Lopez DeMarco (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Cathie Cripe (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Simon Hertzler Gascho (Youth Adviser) 
  • Julia King (City Council Liaison)

To learn more about the Community Relations Commission, click here.  To see a full list of commissioners and contact information, click here.


Board of Cemetery Trustees

  • Mary Lou Hetler
  • Laura Ann Martin
  • Phil Self
  • Colin Yoder

This board meets quarterly, on the first Thursday, 2 p.m., at the City Hall Conference Room.


Economic Development Commission

  • Don Reigsecker, appointed by Mayor (2/17 - 1/21)
  • David Newell, appointed by Mayor (2/18 - 1/22)
  • Zac Bontrager, appointed by Council (2/16 - 1/20)

Parks & Recreation Board

  • Jennifer Shell
  • Roger Nafziger
  • Barb Swartley
  • James Wellington
  • Doug Yoder

This board meets monthly, on the third Monday, 5:30 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board, click here.


Shade Tree Board

  • Kristen Savage, appointed by Mayor (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Greg Imbur, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/20)
  • David Ostergren, appointed by Mayor (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Ned Kauffman, appointed by Council (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Stan King, appointed by Council (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Erin Floyd, appointed by Council (1/19 - 12/21) 
  • Ryan Smith (1/20 - 12/22)

This board meets monthly, on the fourth Monday, 7 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center.


Mayor's Arts Council

  • Joni Earl (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Tim Near (9/16 - 12/18)
  • John Mishler (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Kathy Stiffney (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Rafael Chavez (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Sunday Mahaja (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Anna Wiebe (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Josh Cooper (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Jerry Lapp (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Marcia Yost (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Brian Whirledge (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Kelly Kramer (5/18 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Mayor's Art Council, click here. 


Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee

  • Richard Aguirre
  • Rocio Diaz
  • Rosa Alba
  • Jose Elizalde
  • Daisy Gaspar
  • Virginia Munoz
  • Ignacio Zepeda

All members of the MLAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the Latino community in Goshen. 


* Appointed by the Goshen City Council